Patient Experience Week: Preparing for a hospital visit

It’s important to plan ahead if you are living with diabetes and need a medical procedure done that requires day surgery or a hospital visit. Make [...]

By | April 24th, 2017 |Medical|0 Comments

DARP funds new research that may pave the way for a cure for type 1 diabetes

Associate Professor Stuart Mannering, a global leader in diabetes research, is hoping he can discover a therapy that will ‘turn-off’ the immune response that may [...]

By | April 19th, 2017 |Medical, Research, Awards, Media Releases|0 Comments

Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fats – are the essential building blocks of everyone’s diet. The human body needs three main macronutrients: protein, fat and [...]

By | March 31st, 2017 |Research|Comments Off on Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

The Federal Government has announced its $54 million Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) subsidy initiative as a life-changer for thousands of Australian children, young people and [...]

By | March 31st, 2017 |Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

New research, partly funded by the Diabetes Australia Research Program (DARP), has found that a medicinal diet that boosts good bacteria in the gut could [...]

By | March 28th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

A new report by Harvard University’s Department of Nutrition suggests a diet low in gluten may increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study looked [...]

By | March 15th, 2017 |Research, Food and diet|Comments Off on New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Lucy Hinchion, aged 20 months, is the youngest person in the world to have her umbilical cord blood reinfused. Her umbilical cord blood was stored [...]

By | January 11th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Airline Survey

Airline Survey Diabetes NSW & ACT contacted airlines that fly in and out of Sydney airport with a specific objective. We wanted to know: how well [...]

By | November 29th, 2016 |Uncategorized, Medical|Comments Off on Airline Survey

What is Metformin?

Metformin is a medication commonly used to help people with type 2 diabetes look after their blood glucose levels. It belongs to the class of [...]

By | November 17th, 2016 |Medical|Comments Off on What is Metformin?

Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Young men aged between 14-30 years are the top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, drinking up to 1.5 litres a day, according to the Australian Bureau [...]

By | October 19th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Food and diet, Media Releases|Comments Off on Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages
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